The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Art (BA): Art History Track

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 110: Self and Society Section 10 (fall only)
ART 101: Observational Drawing
ART 222: Caves to Cathedrals
OR
ART 224: Non-Western Art
Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

ART 201: Design Software and Process
ART 223: Art in Europe & America
ART 222: Caves to Cathedrals
OR
ART 224: Non-Western Art
Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 3

ART 3/4xx: Art History Pre-1800
ART 3/4xx: Art History Post-1800
Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

ART 3/4xx: Art History Pre-1800
ART 3/4xx: Art History Post-1800
Major Elective**
Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 5

ART 3/4xx: Art History (any period)
ART 303: Art Bus
Major Elective**
and/or Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

Major Elective**
and/or Dialogues coursework

FALL^ - Semester 7

ART 429: Historical Methods
Elective(s) and/or Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

ART 495: Art History Capstone: Praxis
Elective(s) and/or Dialogues coursework


NOTES:

*Recommended for the Foreign Language requirement: French, German, or Italian.

** As listed in the catalog or approved by Chair. No more than 6 of these 9 credits may be in the same prefix unless it is the ART prefix.

^The Outside-the-Classroom-Experience, which may be fulfilled by an internship, study abroad, or other approved, appropriate experience should be proposed and completed by at least one semester before graduation, with a presentation and written report on the experience to be completed by at least two months before graduation.

The Dialogues curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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